Skip to comments.Obama touts infrastructure in Florida trip focused on economy
Posted on 03/31/2013 3:43:00 AM PDT by Olog-hai
President Barack Obama walked into the mouth of a giant tunnel in Miami on Friday to highlight proposals to boost investment in U.S. infrastructure, a move designed to show a leader still focused on the economy in the midst of broader policy battles in Washington.
Obamas tour of the Port of Miami tunnel project and a subsequent speech were aimed at convincing members of the U.S. Congress to back proposals that would leverage taxpayer dollars into funds to rebuild American roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
My main message is, lets get this done, he said. Lets rebuild this country that we love.
Obama, as he has in the past, said he wanted to develop a national infrastructure bank and capitalize it with $10 billion. The idea is to pull in private-sector funding and pick projects based on merit.
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Color me confused. I thought Stimulus One was designed to rebuild all the decaying infrastructure. Guess its time to pay off the unions once again. Now I understand the new guest worker programs
Been there, done that with you before Obama. That money disappeared down a RAT hole with very little to show for it.
And that infrastructure bank, hah, only reason you want that is to raid it for more marxist payoffs.
Infrastucture means union payoffs and graft. They’re not getting raises because there will be no minimum wage increase. And their power nationwide is diminishing. If this keeps up they’ll have no more reason to support the democratic party and go all out in elections, which is the fear.
Swell....he gets a legacy which the media will inflate to that of FDR, and the private sector is supposed to pay for his grandiose schemes. No doubt many of them will line the pockets of his cronies.
No one but fools will be fooled by this.
I agree...let’s get to work on our roads and bridges. Get the “proles (1984)” in boxcars and get them out working hard for our Marxist leader.
Who knows, Obama and his communist government may even be able to drive city dwellers into the countryside to work in the fields and produce nutritional vegetables for our masters.
Oh great Obama, we bow to your collective manual labor to build a new great utopian society.
Don’t tell me....was Rick Scott there with him?...I don’t really want to know.
Obama really is this dumb. Besides, he’s just an employee ~ his bosses are out there somewhere and they come up with claptrap for him to say ~ even if he has no idea what it is he’s saying.
Get ready “shovel ready” sh##’s piling high once again
The fake Miami media ran a bit of their hero’s speech, and he actually said this: “Let’s start rebuilding America.”
What a flailing idiot. And the even more idiotic media can’t find a reason to criticize the clown.
Too bad he doesn't feel that way about the Keystone pipeline.
How can our infrastructure possibly be in dis-repair? Our President has campaigned on roads and bridges for six years and he won. Twice!
This port expansion is just a big subsidy for the Communist Chinese.
The Panama Canal is expanding....so it can handle more Communist Chinese ships. Since the NAFTA/North American Union Superhighway may never get built... Miami is trying to be the main port for Communist Chinese goods coming to America
Imagine if those billions were used to build factories in America
Stimulus = Detroit